Archive for November, 2021

Class of 2021 | Jane Dreher says study in Berlin gave her new perspective

Jane Dreher

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. See more Fall 2021 commencement stories. Jane Dreher approaches Fall 2021 Commencement confident about her plans and with a clear sense of how to analyze the […]

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November 30, 2021 at 3:52 pmAlumni News

Summer 2022 funding program will increase number of paid undergraduate research, creative internships

Wild-life biology students conducting a survey of local salamander populations.
Photo credit: Ben Siegel

From Ohio University News For many Ohio University students, summer offers an exciting opportunity to engage in research and creative experiences that will prepare them for graduate school or their first job after graduation. For summer 2022, the university is offering an Undergraduate Summer Internship program to fund stipends for […]

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November 30, 2021 at 3:20 pmNews Research

Bell and Moran research food in the inter-war years in Britain, from tripe to tea

Bell and Moran at the School of Economics and Business Studies,  Roma Tre University,

From Ohio University News For Drs. David Bell and Theresa Moran, their research is often a journey where food, culture and language entwine. Their latest research also evokes memories—the smells and tastes of growing up in Manchester, where tripe was one of the most popular foods in Northwest England and […]

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November 30, 2021 at 2:36 pmNews Research

Ted Rose Lecture | Power of Black Lives Matter: American Liberalism and Inequality After George Floyd, March 3

Dr. Cedric Johnson

From Ohio University News The African American Studies Department presents the second annual Ted Rose Lecture Series, featuring a talk on “The Power of Black Lives Matter: American Liberalism and Inequality After George Floyd” on Thursday, March 3, 2022, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. “Dr. Vattel ‘Ted’ Rose was an […]

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November 30, 2021 at 2:05 pmEvents

Dantas looks to Brazil, most prominent slave society in the Americas, for insight on Black freedom in the Age of Abolition

Dr. Mariana Dantas

From Ohio University News When most Americans think of the history of slavery in the Americas, they think of the U.S. South, but Brazil was in fact the most prominent slave society in the Americas. Almost half of Africans trafficked through the Atlantic slave trade (over 4 million people) were […]

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November 30, 2021 at 10:15 amNews Research

Alexander Govorov and Berlin collaborators set out to harness nanostructures for energy and sensing

From left, Dr. Alexander "Sasha" Govorov and Dr. Sven Burger at the Zuse Institute in Berlin.

From Ohio University News One of the world’s leading theoretical physicists working on light interactions with nanomaterials, Dr. Alexander Govorov is teaming up with collaborators at the home of the world’s first supercomputer to apply the best specialized software in the world to compute complex nanostructures that can concentrate light and […]

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November 29, 2021 at 4:43 pmNews Research

History graduate student Andrew Howard wins critical language award to study Urdu

Andrew Howard at the Qutab Minar complex in Delhi.

From Ohio University News The American Councils for International Education recently awarded Ohio University graduate student Andrew Howard a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Refresh award to study Urdu with the American Institute of India Studies. Howard is a fifth-year student pursuing a Ph.D. in History and a Contemporary History Certificate, with […]

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November 29, 2021 at 11:19 amNews Research